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Sketch for "The Family (Farm Animals)"

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Graphite on tracing paper
9" x 3.75"

Fredericks received this commission as a result of an honorable mention in the Section of Fine Arts World's Fair Competition. Completed under the Section of Fine Arts Public Buildings Administration Federal Works Agency, the finished terracotta relief originally hung over the Postmaster's door in Sandwich,…

Horseless Carriage (Model S Ford Children and Animals - Sunday Afternoon), Relief, [Plaster]

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Male and female ride in Ford Model S car in top center. 2 children running along side of the car. There are pigs in the lower left corner, chickens on the lower right corner, and birds in the upper left corner.

Farm Animals, Relief, [Plaster]

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A plaster relief of 3 different animals with their young. 2 horses, 3 sheep and 2 pigs.

Farm Animals, Relief, [Plaster]

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A plaster relief of 3 different animals with their young. 2 horses, 3 sheep and 2 pigs. Piece was created for the U.S. Post Office in Sandwich, Illinois.

Sketch for "Colt and Pigs"

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Graphite on tracing paper
12.5" x 5.25"

Fredericks designed this series for a national products competition in 1939 in hopes that they would be placed on a government building in Washington DC, but the building was never built. The series consisted of 12 reliefs. Three are located at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum: "Cotton…

Farm Animals, Relief, [Plaster]

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A plaster relief of 3 different animals with their young. 2 horses, 3 sheep and 2 pigs. There is a heavy brown shellac coating.

Plasteline model of "Agriculture" for the Ford Rotunda

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Plasteline model for one of the sixteen fiberglass polyester resin laminate reliefs for the Ford Rotunda, Dearborn, Michigan depicting industries related to the manufacture of automobiles.

The sixteen reliefs won the Gold Medal in Sculpture from the Architectural League of New York in 1956.

The Ford Rotunda was destroyed by fire in 1962.

Plaster model for "The Family (Farm Animals)"

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Fredericks received this commission as a result of an honorable mention in the Section of Fine Arts World's Fair Competition. Completed under the Section of Fine Arts Public Buildings Administration Federal Works Agency, the finished terracotta relief originally hung over the Postmaster's door in Sandwich, Illinois.

A mare and colt dominate…